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Jamie received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Sydney and is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) charter holder. He has completed the Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and is currently undertaking the Masters in Financial Planning.
Leveraging his background working with institutional clients, Jamie is focused on strengthening and building out client relationships in the institutional, not-for-profit category. In addition, Jamie is responsible for our solutions for family offices, including the provision of governance support, strategic advice, portfolio management solutions, research and due diligence.
Jamie has over 25 years’ experience in financial services, primarily with global investment research firm, Morningstar. Prior to joining Minchin Moore, Jamie was the Managing Director of Morningstar Australia and New Zealand. In this role, he was responsible for leading Morningstar in the region – formulating and executing Morningstar’s strategy, leading and developing the 200+ local team and driving the growth in the Australian and New Zealand business both organically and via acquisitions.
He did a stint in Morningstar’s London office from 2012 to 2015 where he led the company’s global research and data business. Jamie began his career as the founding employee of Aspect Financial in 1997 – a provider of equity research and data, which went on to become Aspect Huntley via a merger with Huntleys’ Investment Information in 2003. He held general management positions through to the acquisition of that business by Morningstar in July 2006.
Jamie is married with four children – three at university and one finishing up at school. He enjoys sports of all kinds including involvement in his boys’ school rowing program and attempting to improve his golf game. Otherwise, he enjoys travel and spending time on the family farm.
Craig has a BA, Graduate Diploma in Business, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, Diploma in Financial Planning and is a Certified Financial Planner. He maintains specialist accreditation in Self-Managed Superannuation with the SMSF Association and is an SMSF Specialist Advisor ™.
Craig is a highly experienced financial adviser with over 25 years expertise, working with leading Australian financial services firms. Craig is a former Partner of a regional Chartered Accounting and Financial Advisory firm, where he provided financial advice services for 15 years throughout the North West and New England regions.
Craig’s primary role is to provide strategic planning and investment advice to individuals, farmers, graziers and small businesses. Craig’s areas of expertise include wealth accumulation and protection strategies; retirement planning and funding advice; SMSF, superannuation and estate planning.
With a strong focus on building long-term advice relationships, Craig collaborates closely with his clients assisting them to make the informed decisions that provide peace of mind and the clarity to achieve financial goals.
Craig is married and has two children. In his spare time, Craig enjoys supporting local rugby, is a regular at tennis and does his best to keep on top of the gardening.
Susie’s background is in providing executive administration assistance and client services for a number of industries. Susie has spent the past 10 years working in administration and client service for an Adelaide based financial planning practice.
Susie’s focus is to provide consistent and high-level administrative assistance to the advice team and to maintain a smooth link between clients and advisers.
Originally from NSW, Susie moved to Adelaide 21 years ago. She has two daughters who are both at university. During her spare time, she loves to catch up with family and friends, walking and reading. Her goal is to take every opportunity to travel.
Jack has a Bachelor of Business from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), majoring in Accounting and Finance, and has begun studying towards a Graduate Diploma and Master of Financial Planning with Kaplan.
After internships within the financial planning and accounting industry, Jack began his career at a boutique financial advice firm in Macquarie Park. He worked as a Paraplanner for two years before the company merged with one of the major financial services companies, where he would work a further six months as an Associate Planner before moving to Minchin Moore in late 2022.
Jacks’ role involves supporting two senior Financial Advisers in developing client strategy and advice documentation to meet the goals of the clients. Jack is a passionate learner and actively engages to develop strong client relationships to assist them in achieving their financial and personal goals. He is an avid analyser of financial markets and consistently keeps up to date with the latest laws and legislation surrounding advice to keep himself ahead of the curve.
Away from the office, Jack enjoys spending time with friends at city restaurants and on the rugby pitch (Knox Old Boys), as well as with his social basketball and Oztag teams on weeknights.
A highly dynamic administration professional, Millie has over 7 years of customer service and executive administration experience across various industries. As a Client Service Officer, Millie has a focus on delivering a high level of service to clients and consistently exceeding expectations while assisting the advisers at Minchin Moore.
Millie is married and lives with her husband in Orange. In her spare time Millie enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends.
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Sonia has a Bachelor of Economics and an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning. She is also a Certified Financial Planner and a Specialist Self-Managed Super Fund Adviser.
Sonia has over 25 years of diverse experience in financial services. For the five years prior to joining Minchin Moore, Sonia provided personal financial advice to clients of a Manly NSW boutique firm. Earlier she worked as an SMSF specialist for highly acclaimed SuperConcepts and AMP. She also created and delivered financial educational materials at or for the Australian Financial Review, industry educator Kaplan, both The Australian and Hong Kong Financial Securities Institutes and the Commonwealth Bank.
At Minchin Moore, Sonia provides comprehensive advice including on superannuation and other tax structuring, investing, insurance, debt management, estate planning and aged care.
Sonia is especially sought after for her empathy and professionalism in providing life-changing advice. That, plus her strong technical skills make Sonia unique.
Outside of work, Sonia likes to spend time with her family, play tennis, hike, ski and be on or in the water. She is currently supporting the CanToo Foundation in an ocean kayak challenge at Middle Harbour Yacht Club.
Nick has a Diploma in Financial markets and industry accreditation on a wide range of derivative products. He has worked on the Sydney Futures Exchange as a floor trader and advised on Institutional desks to local and offshore clients at Goldman Sachs and JBWere. His 27 years of Experience has also seen him work at Macquarie Bank and ICAP.
His Advisory and Broking roles as an Associate Director at Macquarie Bank across Institutional and Private client operations, have allowed Nick to have a deep understanding of the financial markets inner workings which he’s proud to bring to the Minchin Moore framework.
Nick prides himself on accuracy applied in a timely manner and above all, teamwork, which allows day to day operations to be the most precise and market leading in the industry.
Away from the office, Nick spends as much time as he can with his twin daughters and wife and participates in a range of sports, particularly if it involves water. Nick proudly grew up and lives on Sydney’s Northern Beaches where you’ll find him surfing most weekends.
Josef has a Bachelor of Education, Master of Business Administration and Master of Financial Planning. Josef moved into the financial planning industry after a period spent as a high school teacher. He has worked with three other financial planning firms, moving through the ranks as he completed his education, before arriving at Minchin Moore as an Associate Advisor.
In his spare time, Josef passionately follows the EPL and enjoys time spent with friends and family.
Paul has a Bachelor of Business (Finance), a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning and is working towards his Masters of Financial Planning. Paul has worked in the finance industry for 20 years in Sydney and Hong Kong.
Paul’s previous experience includes broking and trading roles at BGC Partners, ICAP and Propex in OTC and Futures products across a range of international markets. As a career changer, Paul is excited to apply his previous skills and build new ones to help make positive changes for individuals and help them achieve their financial goals.
Paul is married with four school aged children, a dog, and a cat. He lives in Mosman and enjoys watching his kids sport and being involved in the local community. When time allows, he likes to keep fit, go skiing, spend some time on the harbour or play golf.
Michael has a Bachelor of Commerce, a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and in 2017 was awarded the Gwen Fletcher memorial award for being the highest performing student in the CFP® Certification Unit (CFP C), with demonstrable dedication to providing high-quality financial advice.
Prior to joining Minchin Moore, Michael had built his own business over a number of years culminating in the establishment of “Wealth Planners” which has now merged into Minchin Moore.
Michael has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry having worked at some of Australia’s largest financial institutions as well as small boutique financial planning practices.
With a commitment to ongoing learning and previous experience working in Technical and Strategy Support roles, Michael is well equipped to provide solutions to complex financial planning scenarios.
Away from the office Michael keeps busy with his young family and their numerous sporting commitments. He is also an avid follower of both professional and local sports particularly cricket and Australian Rules football.
As a trusted financial adviser, Jane helps you strategically make values-driven money decisions that keep your needs, goals, and desires at the centre of every solution. Her 20 years of experience in wealth management across Australia and the UK has built her expertise in the practical (and often complex) elements of building wealth. Paired with her past experience as a financial mindset coach and deep interest in the psychology of money, she brings an integrated, holistic approach to helping you make the right financial decisions (for you!).
Jane holds a Bachelor of International Finance and a Diploma in Financial Planning and is studying towards a Master of Financial Planning.
Outside of work, she lives with her young family on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and spends spare time hiking, swimming, learning Spanish and spending time with friends. She loves nothing more than a great conversation about environmental sustainability, self-development, and making the world a better place, so is also be a little bit of an idealist.
Benjamin has a Bachelor of Accounting, Tier 1 Accreditation in Securities & Managed Investments from Deakin University and is currently enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning program at Kaplan.
Benjamin began his career in a tax accounting / business advisory role prior to joining Minchin Moore to pursue a career in advice. He is passionate about assisting clients in achieving their financial and lifestyle goals.
In his spare time, he enjoys surfing, golf, travelling and spending time with family and friends.
Simon has worked in financial services for over 25 years, including over 19 years as a licenced financial adviser. He has a Bachelor of Business and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment.
Before joining Minchin Moore, Simon established “Wealth Planners” with his brother Michael. It was through a relationship established in London with fellow Minchin Moore partner Charlie Perkins that Simon decided to merge in his business and join the Melbourne team to work with Doug Turek. “The philosophies, value proposition, professionalism and culture of Minchin Moore are compelling. I am able to provide my clients with the highest standard of advice backed up by evidence-based principles of investment and a hand-picked team to provide quality support.”
On his journey, Simon spent 16 years in a privately owned boutique financial planning firm in bayside Melbourne where he provided specialist strategic, investment, superannuation and risk management advice to a range of wholesale and retail clients.
Simon is a family man with two teenage children and a wife who works in human resource management. Simon’s son is now studying Biomedicine at Melbourne University and his daughter is finishing her last few years at school.
Simon has a great love of sport including AFL, cricket and athletics. He has always had a strong commitment to his community having been involved in local football and cricket clubs and various school committees. In 2019, Simon was awarded ‘Volunteer of the Year Award” by the SMJFL for services to the local football league that has over 11,000 participants.
Simon tries to keep fit by playing mid-week basketball and running several marathons each year. “I will try to keep running whilst the legs allow me too”.
Lorelle has a Diploma in Financial Services from FINSIA and an Associate Diploma of Arts Instruction and Management. She brings over 25 years’ experience in business administration including 18 years in financial services.
Prior to joining Minchin Moore, Lorelle worked for eleven years with Professional Wealth, until that business merged with Minchin Moore in May 2022. Before that, Lorelle worked for other financial firms in client services, operational and leadership roles.
Lorelle enjoys working with clients and is well known for her thorough and friendly follow-up, as well as being sought after in the office for her IT and office management skills.
Outside of work Lorelle enjoys keeping fit and is a super mum to two active boys.
Jo has a Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University and has been helping private clients administer their affairs for over 20 years.
Prior to joining Minchin Moore, Jo was the first hire of Professional Wealth and worked there for 16 years until that business merged with Minchin Moore in May 2022. Before that, Jo worked for two other high profile advice businesses in similar roles.
Jo has a great patience and deep experience working in investment administration and dealing with the back offices of the various financial institutions that assist our clients.
Outside of work Jo is a busy Mum of two with husband Carlo and enjoys spending time with her family and watching Netflix.
Grace holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance), a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning, and she is a Certified Financial Planner.
Prior to joining Minchin Moore Grace worked as an adviser for ten years with Professional Wealth, until that business merged with Minchin Moore in May 2022. Before that, Grace learned her craft working with a range of well-regarded financial planning firms including a short stint in London and has over 20 years experience in the finance industry.
Grace cares deeply about her clients’ financial security and diligently works to ensure their financial affairs are optimally arranged to achieve their goals. Clients especially enjoy Grace’s friendly and kind manner.
Outside of work Grace appreciates art and design. She completed an Advanced Diploma in Photography and her work has been shown in a number of solo and group exhibitions.
Suzanne has a Diploma in Financial Planning, an MBA, a Bachelor of Engineering and she is a Certified Financial Planner.
Prior to joining Minchin Moore Suzanne worked for ten years with Professional Wealth, until that business merged with Minchin Moore in May 2022. Before that, Suzanne worked in SMSF administration and another boutique financial advisory practice.
Prior to her 20 years in financial planning Suzanne worked as a civil engineer in Malaysia.
Away from the office, Suzanne is a mum to two high achieving boys and does her best to keep her medical practitioner husband Victor, on the straight and narrow!
Prior to merging his business with Minchin Moore in May 2022, Doug was the founder and Managing Director of the highly acclaimed financial planning firm Professional Wealth. Over 15 years Doug, his Team and Clients enjoyed considerable successes and in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 Doug was named as one of Australia’s Top Financial Advisers by leading US finance publication Barron’s (as published in The Australian) – alongside Minchin Moore principal Mark Minchin.
Prior to founding Professional Wealth, Doug worked for The Boston Consulting Group consulting to banks, insurers, and fund managers. Doug deeply understands how the industry and investing works and importantly how clients need to make it work for them. He was also part owner and founder of Melbourne specialist Estate Planning Law Firm Wills & Wealth.
Doug is a sought-after speaker on wealth topics. For over seven years he was a regular finance talk-back guest Saturday mornings on AM 774 Victoria-wide. For more than a decade he wrote on investment strategy and portfolio design for Alan Kohler’s Eureka Report. He currently writes for The Australian Wealth section and can be heard on their Money Cafe podcast. Doug is passionate about investor literacy and is a frequent presenter also at Australian Shareholder and Investor Association forums.
Doug holds a PhD in engineering and a Diploma in Financial Planning and is a keen golfer. He is Australian born and has lived and worked in Canada, the United States and throughout Asia. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association and the International Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Clients appreciate Doug’s passion for their wealth-being and deep knowledge in wealth management and investment.
Callum has a Bachelor of Commerce – Financial Planning Major from the University of Wollongong and is looking to complete his Professional Year in the near future.
Callum began his career working part-time for a tax and business advisory company before joining Minchin Moore full-time. He has great attention to detail, has a likeable personality and actively tries to learn as much as possible about the financial planning industry from his colleagues.
In his spare time, he enjoys sports such as football and basketball with friends. He also enjoys road-tripping, bushwalking, and camping with his partner.
Chelsea has a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Economics), a Diploma of Financial Planning and is working towards her Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning.
Chelsea began her career as a Paraplanner in Newcastle and has since moved to Sydney and joined Minchin Moore to further her career in financial advice. She is highly organised, detail-oriented and focused on providing value for our clients.
In her spare time Chelsea enjoys overseas travel, exploring Sydney and its surrounds, catching up with friends and trying new restaurants.
Having over 25 years, experience working within a number of major corporate financial institutions and more recently a boutique wealth management practice, her expertise lies in the area of administration and client services.
Amanda is committed to the team in supporting the advisers and clients of Minchin Moore.
Amanda lives on the Northern Beaches and enjoys nothing more than an early morning swim and catching up with family and friends.
Jaime has a Diploma of Financial Services and over 18 years’ experience working in Financial Planning. Starting her career in 2004 she has broad experience that ranges from client services, paraplanning and management. She has worked in a diverse selection of smaller boutiques, medium multi-disciplinary practices, and banking.
Jaime has a passion for Paraplanning and has been focused on this role since 2007. A highly organised individual with excellent attention to detail she commenced working in Minchin Moore’s Adelaide office in 2021 and is committed to supporting the Advisers in providing technically sound and robust financial advice.
Jaime is married with two young children. She enjoys spending her time outside of work keeping active with CrossFit and enjoying the outdoors with her family who love walking, visiting as many playgrounds as physically possible and bike riding.
Oliver has a Bachelor of Business from UNSW, a Graduate Certificate in Finance from Macquarie and Diploma of Financial Planning.
After 4 years in the Australian Army, Oliver moved to New York to join a macro hedge fund as a junior trader before moving to Sydney as an Operations Manager at a global asset manager for 3 years.
Oliver joined the Minchin Moore investment team in 2021 and is responsible for the implementation of portfolios, portfolio rebalances, keeping the advice team informed of financial market developments and finding new investment solutions.
In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his young daughter and family, running and watching AFL.
Kate has over 10 years’ experience in executive administration and customer service in a variety of different fields but came to us from the Aged Care sector. She has a strong background in general IT, compliance, service provision and office management. The past ten years has seen Kate work alongside the owners of a local northern beaches family-owned aged care company. Building the business alongside the founders has given her a deep understanding of the importance of providing personalised, trusted, diligent and competent support to clients to help them achieve their goals.
Kate is often the first point of contact for clients, her job is to make sure we meet the needs of our clients in line with their expectations and always with a smile on her face.
When not working hard to deliver the highest possible internal and external customer service, you can find her on the netball court imagining she’s an Australian Diamond, walking her dog Kiki or spending time with her family and friends.
Mark has been ranked in Australia in the prestigious “Barron’s Australia Top Financial Advisers” survey each year since the survey began (from 2017 through 2023).
Mark has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning, and he is a Certified Financial Planner. Mark has specialist accreditations in the areas of self-managed super funds, derivatives, and margin lending. He has been involved in financial planning and wealth management since 1996.
Mark began his career in accounting with one of the big four before moving into financial services where he worked for some of Australia’s leading fund managers and investment banks prior to founding Minchin Private Wealth in 2010. Minchin Private Wealth became Minchin Moore in 2011 when the business merged with the longstanding financial advisory business of (now retired) Peter Williams.
With a deep understanding of the workings of capital markets, Mark’s skills encompass investment management, financial planning, trusts, estates, and philanthropy.
His strong industry background, thought leadership and commercial savvy, allows Mark to act as a valued sounding board for both clients and Team members.
Whilst Mark still works with a handful of clients and as Minchin Moore has grown, Mark’s role has necessarily shifted away from day-to-day client support responsibilities toward broader business stewardship responsibilities. Despite this, Mark’s love for helping clients sees him maintaining a connection with as many clients of the firm as he can.
Mark is the father of three and in addition to enjoying time with his young family is a keen sportsman who enjoys long distance ocean paddling events. Mark’s wife Chantal, also a paddler, is a two time Olympian and Beijing Bronze Medallist. With this key alignment of interests Mark was able to play a significant role in Chantal’s coaching in the lead up to the Beijing Games.
Jenny has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance), is an accredited Derivatives and Self-Managed Super Fund adviser, and a Certified Financial Planner. She has over 24 years experience in wealth management and financial planning.
Having held a variety of senior technical roles in Australia’s major retail banks and Investment Banks, Jenny joined Minchin Moore in 2011.
Jenny and Mark Minchin are long-time professional colleagues and friends, with the pair having worked together since 2004.
Jenny has been the CFO since she joined Minchin Moore in 2011 and became a Partner of the business in 2013. Having played an integral part of the formation of Minchin Moore, Jenny remains heavily involved in recruitment, corporate strategy, team training and operational leadership.
In her role as CFO, she oversees the operations, finances, and compliance aspects of the business.
Jenny somehow juggles her demanding professional career with being the mother of twin boys. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and keeping fit.
As Chief Investment Officer, Andrew is custodian for the Minchin Moore investment philosophy, responsible for development of investment strategy, and manages the portfolio management process for all client portfolios. Andrew is Chair of the Minchin Moore Investment Committee.
Andrew has a Bachelor of Commerce, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning. Andrew has more than 25 years of high net worth financial services experience developing expertise across investments, advice, and philanthropy.
Andrew’s previous experience includes Head of Advice and Head of Research, Managed Funds and Structured Products for one of Australia’s largest private banks. These roles included responsibility for the advice and investment process, and development of investment strategy and house views.
He also held the position of Senior Manager Investment Research with a leading private client advice firm. Andrew has significant investment governance experience through membership of highly influential Investment Committees.
Andrew is deeply engaged with philanthropy and the For Purpose sector as a non executive director with National Centre for Childhood Grief and Investment Committee member with Sydney Eisteddfod. He is loving raising three daughters with his wife Belinda, and relaxes through golf, outdoor exercise, reading, supercoach, and gardening.
Dr Steve Garth brings together a rare combination of abilities that has taken him to the highest levels of academia, finance and business.
For nearly two decades, he played a key role in helping grow the Australian arm of one of the World’s largest asset managers. During his career he has managed Australian and global equity portfolios, managed the Asia Pacific trading team and oversaw the introduction of direct market access trading, and for the last 10 years he specialized in managing the firm’s fixed interest strategies.
Steve also had a key role in helping to communicate investment processes to institutional and advisor clients and prospects. He has the gift of synthesizing complex ideas, adding context and bringing them to life in new ways for multiple audiences.
Prior to his funds management career, in 2001, Steve was on the faculty of the University of New South Wales. His teaching and research interests were in optical fibre technology and quantitative finance.
Steve received his PhD in Applied Mathematics from the Australian National University. He also holds a BSc in Mathematics and Physics, a BA with majors in History and Politics, and holds a Masters of Applied Finance (MAppFin). As well, he has a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration.
Steve is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Tom has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning and is a Certified Financial Planner. Tom also has specialist accreditations in the areas of self-managed super funds, listed securities, margin lending and personal debt advice. Tom has been involved in the wealth management industry for over 18 years.
Tom began his career in portfolio management with a leading private client fund manager, where he gained a deep knowledge and appreciation for the workings of financial markets and the practical implications for real life portfolios. Tom then moved to one of Australia’s pre emanant fund managers where he worked with financial planning firms on portfolio construction and model enhancement. A former ‘Head of Investments’ at Minchin Moore, Tom continues to play a key role in our Investment Committee.
In Tom’s current day job, he specialises in providing holistic advice to HNW families and private clients. This includes advice across investment management, strategic financial planning, self-managed superannuation funds risk insurance and lending services. Tom enjoys seeing clients realise their financial and lifestyle goals.
Tom is the father of three, and in his spare time is a keen sportsman, participating in cycling, surfboat rowing and a range of outdoor activities.
Angus has a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and is a Certified Financial Planner. He maintains a specialist accreditation in Self-Managed Super Funds with SMSF Association.
He began his career in financial services over 25 years ago. During this time he has held senior roles with a number of Australia’s leading financial services institutions.
Angus’ primary role is to provide specialist strategic, investment and risk management advice to farmers, graziers, business owners and professionals. His specialist advice incorporates:
- wealth accumulation and investment strategies;
- wealth protection strategies; and
- specialised superannuation, retirement and estate planning solutions.
He has a strong connection with and understanding of regional and rural issues. This allows him to assist clients to make sound and informed strategic financial decisions. It is his role to pull together an overall strategic plan and to make sure it evolves with the changing needs and objectives of his clients.
Angus is married with three children and lives on a small farm. He loves any sport – participating and watching. He is the Vice President of Walcha Swimming Club and a proud member of the “High Cows” swim group.
Charlie has a Bachelor of Business, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment and a Diploma of Financial Services. He has over 22 years experience in professional investment management, is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and is an Associate Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia.
Charlie established an independent advice practice ‘Perkins Portfolio Management’ (PPM) in Orange in 2009. After a long association, the practice ultimately merged with Minchin Moore in 2016.
Prior to founding PPM, Charlie spent 10 years in senior institutional trading and sales roles at Citigroup Global Markets [Sydney and London]. During this time, Charlie was responsible for trading with and marketing to key stakeholders across the global investment landscape, including government authorities, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, hedge funds and high net worth individuals. Charlie’s last position at Citigroup was Director – Fixed Income, Commodities & Currencies, Citigroup Global Markets London.
Charlie’s international markets experience has allowed him to develop a deep knowledge of financial markets encompassing all asset classes – from equities, to bonds, commodities and currencies.
With this market knowledge coupled with a strong ability to think strategically, Charlie works closely with high net worth families and individuals to build comprehensive financial strategies and investment plans. He regularly appears on the “Finance Segment” on ABC Local Radio [Central West and Western Plains]
Charlie is married with four young children and lives in Orange. He has a keen interest in virtually all sports, but especially rugby, golf and cricket. When time permits he can be found either on the fairways of Duntryleague or the hill at Orange Emus.
Charlie has a Bachelor of Business, with majors in finance and marketing from the university of technology, Sydney.
Having worked for a year within financial planning as an administrative assistant, Charlie has joined the Minchin Moore investment team, he is responsible for the implementation of portfolios and the execution of trades and portfolio rebalances. Charlie is keen to build on his existing knowledge to become fully versed and skilled within the financial markets.
In his spare time, he likes to keep busy by engaging in a range of activities including rugby, basketball and skiing.
Ben is a Partner in Minchin Moore. He has been involved in the financial services industry for over 25 years (both with small business and large corporates), and has a strong tertiary background (three degrees from UNSW). He is also a Chartered Tax Adviser and Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Specialist Adviser. Ben is deeply passionate about drawing a line in the sand in the financial planning industry, and delivering advice that is free from conflicts, and specific to the aspirations and outcomes that are important to each individual client.
Having established his own business at age 23, Ben has a particular expertise in working with small business owners and professionals. His partnership style approach in working with clients as they navigate their key personal and financial milestones and life events, ensures clients always have a “go-to-person” in their life for all things financial. He also focuses on giving back to clients their biggest life constraint which is time, so they can spend it with the people or doing the things that are important to them.
Ben is married to Gillian, and they have three energetic teenage boys, a dog, a cat and some cows. In between work and family time, Ben squeezes in as much sport (including as a spectator) and exercise as possible, and looking after those cows at their hobby farm near Dungog.
Cathryn joined the business as a Partner in 2019 via a merger of her own practice, Twelve Wealth, with Minchin Moore. She specialises in working with women who require financial advice as they work through separation, divorce and probate.
Cathryn has a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Science and a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning. She has over 20 years’ experience in financial services and is an accredited Executive Coach.
Before founding Twelve Wealth, Cathryn worked with women on a Leadership journey as an Executive Coach. Prior to that, she spent more than 10 years working across corporate finance and institutional sales roles at a global investment bank and large trading bank.
Cathryn has sat on ASICs Financial Advisers Consultative Committee and is currently a member of the Investment Committee for the Rugby League Players Retirement fund.
Cathryn is married with three children. She lives on Sydney’s Lower North Shore and spends much of her leisure time watching her kids play sport. When time permits, she can be found skiing and walking the dogs.
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Alex has a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning, is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Life Risk Specialist (LRS).
Alex has over fifteen years’ experience working in the financial planning industry. He began his career with another leading financial planning firm in Sydney (9yrs), following which he moved to London (3yrs) where he gained an in depth understanding of the UK tax system and pension schemes. On returning to Australia, Alex spent a year as a senior business analyst with BT Financial Group prior to joining Minchin Moore in 2015.
A detailed and technical adviser, Alex enjoys working with a wide range of clients with varying needs. Alex’s client base includes a cross section from young professionals through to retirees facing aged care related issues. Alex understands and respects that each client is unique, so it is vital that advice be tailored to their personal needs and objectives.
Outside of work Alex enjoys travelling and spending time with family and friends. He is also a keen water polo player, open water swimmer and snowboarder.
Anh has a Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in Economics and Marketing), an Advanced Diploma in Financial Services (Financial Planning) and is a Certified Financial Planner. Anh has been in the finance industry for 18 years and has spent the last 15 years providing financial advice.
Prior to joining Minchin Moore Anh spent 9 years at Perpetual Private advising successful individuals and their families with wealth preservation, asset growth and intergenerational wealth transfer. Anh also has extensive experience advising individuals who have received significant court settlements on how to structure their financial affairs and invest their proceeds in line with prudent person principles. Prior to Perpetual Private Anh also held advice roles at Mercer, FSD (an independent boutique) and NAB.
Anh was awarded Perpetual’s Senior Adviser of the year award in 2013 and Rookie Adviser of the year award in 2010. In addition, Anh received NAB’s Wealth Manager of the year award in 2004.
Anh enjoys the long term relationships she develops with clients. She takes the time to understand what is important to them and then develops bespoke smart solutions for each client. Anh regularly reviews her advice to ensure that as each client’s life evolves so too does their financial plan. As their trusted adviser, Anh’s clients know they can rely on her to provide them advice which is in their best interest.
Anh lives on the Northern beaches with her husband and two daughters. She loves traveling and baking in her spare time.
Katie holds a Bachelor of Management from the University of South Australia, an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning and she is a Certified Financial Planner. Katie has worked in the financial services industry for over 18 years.
Prior to joining Minchin Moore Katie worked with ANZ Private for 12 years, her final role there being that of Senior Adviser, where she assisted a select group of individuals and families with their financial planning and investment management needs.
Katie has a special interest in the education and financial literacy of young women. She has mentored female students in financial and business studies at Macquarie University and has acted as a Graduate Coach for wealth graduates in ANZ.
With her strong attention to detail, Katie prides herself on providing a comprehensive service that simplifies and helps co-ordinate her clients’ financial lives. She works with clients to initially identify their key values and objectives and then designs and executes an ongoing strategy to achieve what is important to them.
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Jane holds a Bachelor of Tourism Management, an Advanced Diploma of Financial Planning, a Masters of Financial Planning, and she is a Certified Financial Planner.
Jane has worked in financial services since 2007, starting out as a Paraplanner with a self-licensed financial planning firm for high net wealth clients, before moving into team leader and operations roles. Prior to joining Minchin Moore, Jane spent four years with BT Financial Group, most recently as Business Manager to the General Manager of the BT Advice & Private Wealth businesses. With a passion for financial advice and helping others, Jane enjoys working directly with clients.
Away from the office, Jane enjoys being active, travelling and spending time with family and friends.
Larissa has a Bachelor of International Business, a Diploma in Financial Planning, a Masters in Applied Finance and a Masters in Business Administration. She has also completed the Certified Financial Planning program.
Starting out as an investment analyst with a self-licensed financial planning firm for high net wealth clients and then moving into team leader and advisory roles across Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Adelaide, Larissa has worked within the financial planning industry since 2008
Having joined us in March 2020 as a Senior Associate Adviser, Larissa is a highly organised person with strong technical skills and attention to detail. Her knowledge spans across many advice areas including superannuation, retirement planning, investments and insurance.
Larissa thoroughly enjoys working with clients by helping them map out strategic financial plans and working with them over many years towards achieving their financial goals and objectives.
In her spare time, Larissa enjoys travelling, doing volunteer work and most importantly spending time with family and friends.
Having initially graduated from the University of NSW with a Bachelor of Science degree, Annabelle worked extensively in the science field including positions within the environmental, pharmaceutical, dairy and pathology sectors.
A career change and further tertiary study saw Annabelle graduate with distinction in a Bachelor of Business degree majoring in Accounting.
After working in the accounting field Annabelle joined Perkins Portfolio Management in 2011 where she has worked as an Associate Adviser for four years. Annabelle became part of the Minchin Moore team when the two practices merged in 2016.
Annabelle enjoys a wide range of sports including bike riding and is kept busy at home by her three children and her husband Matt, whom she assists with the management of his Land Surveying practice. Annabelle was a member (and Treasurer) of the Kinross Wolaroi School Council from 2013 to 2017.
Lucinda has a Bachelor of Agribusiness (Marketing) and an Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning. Lucinda has worked within the financial planning industry for over 14 years in various roles.
Prior to recently joining Minchin Moore Lucinda worked with one of Australia’s leading business banks for 9 years as a Senior Adviser, where she worked with both business and agribusiness clients managing their financial planning, insurance and investment needs.
Lucinda has a passion for regional Australia and helping to bring relevant financial services to rural communities.
Lucinda is married and lives with her husband and young son in Tamworth. In her spare time, she love spending time with her family as a new mum, catching up with good friends, reading and travelling.
Penelope has a Bachelor of Commerce, a Diploma of Financial Planning and over 20 years’ experience working within both boutique practices and the major retail banks.
Penelope started her career as a Paraplanner before moving to Financial Planning Software where she focussed on managing the roll out and ongoing training work for institutional clients.
In more recent years’ Penelope has gravitated back to small to medium financial practices who strive to provide independent financial advice with a focus on the individual client and their needs
Commencing with Minchin Moore in March 2020, she is committed to supporting the Advisers via continuous improvement across process, systems, and documentation
Penelope lives on the Northern beaches with her husband and two children. On weekends she enjoys catching up with friends, running between kids sporting events and planning holiday adventures
Danielle has a Bachelor of Economics & Finance and is currently enrolled in the Master of Financial Planning program at Deakin University.
Danielle began her career in a client services role for a stockbroking firm prior to joining Minchin Moore to pursue a career in advice. She is extremely personable and organised, making the client experience seamless and enjoyable.
In her spare time, she enjoys visiting her family in the country and friends on the South Coast, to enjoy a nice day or meal out.
Lea has a Bachelor of Economics majoring in Finance and International Trade.
Lea began her professional career within a Financial Planning firm in Brisbane and then moved to Sydney to pursue her career in Wealth Management.
Lea joined Minchin Moore in 2021 and has become well known within the Team for her high attention to detail and strong communication skills. Lea provides essential support to the advisers and the business at all stages of implementation to ensure the process is smooth, accurate and timely.
On weekend Lea enjoys exploring Sydney coastal walks and local restaurants.
Having initially graduated from University with a Bachelor of Science degree, Meenal had a change of direction and has predominately worked within financial services for 20 years.
Meenal has broad experience within the financial planning industry helping both small and large corporate practices to provide support to the clients and advisers ensuring that everything runs as smoothly as possible.
Meenal enjoys time with family and friends, playing netball and volunteering at her children’s school.